$25K Matching Challenge to Bolster Education in South Routt

OAK CREEK, CO, MAY 1, 2021 – Long-time South Routt locals Russell and Clay Garrity aim to motivate commitment to education in South Routt County with their recent pledge of up to $25,000 in dollar-for-dollar matching funds to support the South Routt Education Endowment (SREE) Fund.  With their contribution, the Garrity family seeks to bring the community together to invest in the future of education in South Routt.

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The community is invited to learn more and join the matching challenge by making a donation at https://yvcf.org/sorocoedfund/


Community Utility Support Program

Announcing a new endowed fund, sponsored by the Steamboat Springs Board of REALTORS®, providing ongoing support to local nonprofits that provide utility assistance for our community.

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The Yampa Valley Community Foundation is the primary source for philanthropic resources and education for donors and nonprofit organizations in Northwest Colorado. We promote thoughtful, individualized charitable giving and create endowments that have meaningful impact in the Yampa Valley.


In all that we do, the Yampa Valley Community Foundation operates with the highest integrity. We are the gold standard in client services and a trusted resource to the community. Our work is impeccable, impactful and transparent to those we serve.


We connect people who care with causes that matter. By leveraging our resources, expertise, and our relationships with donors and fund holders we work to achieve shared prosperity and equity in the Yampa Valley.


Healthy communities rely on quality nonprofit organizations, and quality nonprofits rely on sustainable funding. We are proud to support our local nonprofit ecosystem through our annual Community Grant Cycle, which recognizes and rewards nonprofit programs that are creating meaningful change in our communities.

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Every day we meet with partners, new and longstanding to pass on our passion to build a better Yampa Valley. If you have a passion, we can help you find the best way to pass it on.